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Luxury Riverbank Barn conversion (dated 1770)

Ray / Nicky van Dijk

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english, french, german, dutch
Sleeps15
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

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Ray / Nicky van Dijk

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, german, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 10, 2015
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Luxury Riverbank Barn conversion (dated 1770)

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Brecon Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Luxury Self catering Group accommodation

The riverbank barn conversion (dated 1770) offers luxury group accommodation for up to 15 people. Located at the Happy Horse Retirement Home, a stunning 100 acre farm in a secluded valley, set in the Brecon Beacons National Park, in spectacular coun­tryside. The barn has been thoughtfully converted to a very high standard to provide comfortable self-catering accommodation in three separate cottages that have to be rented as one unit. Blue Brook- Green Gallop- Red Ridge. Blue Brook has a large glazed dinning area with an oak dining table seating 15 and open plan sitting room so that everyone can eat and socialize together.In all cottages: Oak floors and staircases and welsh slate complements the original beams and stonework whilst each property benefits from warm terracotta tiles with under floor heating, modern showers and a romantic freestanding bath in Blue Brook. The oak coffee tables & ‘Goldilocks’style beds have been handmade. Large outdoor area with furniture & BBQ, play paddock.

Brecon Beacons National Park: The Brecon area-

Activities in the Park include walking, cycling, mountain biking, horse riding, as well as sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and fishing its rivers and reservoirs, rock climbing, hang-gliding, caravanning, camping and caving. The Taff Trail also passes through the Beacons on its way from Brecon to Cardiff.

Sgwd yr Eira, on the Afon Hepste near YstradfellteThe Park is known for its waterfalls, including the 27-metre Henrhyd Waterfall and the falls at Ystradfellte, and its caves, such as Ogof Ffynnon Ddu.

A Welsh mountain ponyWelsh mountain ponies graze wild within the Park, as do many Welsh mountain sheep.

There are numerous sites of interest and fun things to do for all the family as well as for those with particular interests such as history, gardening, steam railways, the big caves of Dan yr Ogof, canals and bird watching. There are a range of different licensed activity providers in the area who can be booked for an exhilarating day in or on the water, on

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Ray / Nicky van Dijk (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
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Speaks: english, french, german, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 10, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Cardiff
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Deffynnog
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Pembrokshire (Ireland ferries)
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Abergavenny
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
M4
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Deffynnog - Brecon
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Gower Swansea
Car: necessary

The area has abundant wildlife including otters, buzzards and red kites nesting nearby. There are numerous walks from the farm, within a few minutes walk is the picturesque Crai reservoir with Brown Trout fly fishing, the Geo Park area with its glacial lakes, the large Cnewr Estate, forestry and high commons, waterfalls and the Sarn Helen Roman Road popular with mountain bikers. Brecon is 14 miles, whilst the sandy beaches of the Gower Peninsula are a 45 min drive. Dan Yr Ogof showcaves Europe largest cave complex is 6 miles away.

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Amenities

Brecon Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 15 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , full size bunkbed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Triple bunkbed
  • Blue Brook Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms well equipped open plan kitchen with a cooking island. The spacious sitting room with comfortable leather sofas and chairs has an ‘olde worlde‘ feel with hand-made furniture and a lovely oak coffee table. The dining table is set in a light, airy glazed part of the sitting room with a large oak dining table easily able to seat 15 people. The kitchen door opens up to the outdoor sitting area along the river. There is a downstairs shower room with handbasin and toilet. Up a flight of oak stairs to two double bedrooms and a third twin Red Ridge Sleeps 5, 2 bedrooms Up handmade wooden stairs to twin bedroom with ‘Goldilocks‘ style wooden beds and a second bedroom with triple bunk beds, the lower being a 120cm wide bunk and a full size top bunk - sleeps 3 people. Shower room with toilet and handbasin.Green Gallop Sleeps 4 - 2 bedrooms Upstairs, in the first bedroom there are twin handmade ‘Goldilocks’ style beds and second bedroom full size bunkbeds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace
  • 18 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
There now is a games room in the old hayloft with table tennis and table football It is a short walk to the beautiful Crai reservoir

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